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Published:August 19th, 2009 16:06 EST
Clementine Lee, 10, Fined $50 For Selling Lemonade Without License

Clementine Lee, 10, Fined $50 For Selling Lemonade Without License

By Robert Paul Reyes


"Three sourpuss Parks Department agents put the squeeze on a 10-year-old girl in Riverside Park yesterday, slapping the tyke with a $50 ticket for hawking lemonade without a permit.

Clementine Lee, who lives just blocks from the Upper West Side park, had dreamed of opening a lemonade stand since last year and took advantage of yesterday`s beautiful weather to set up shop.

`It was such a hot day I figured people would want a cold drink,` the aspiring juvenile juice mogul told The Post.",2933,539865,00.html?test=latestnews

In this world of terrorists, skanky celebs, girls gone wild and screaming TV pitchmen, it`s a good omen when we see a small child selling lemonade. Such a wholesome sight gives us enough strength to endure our trials and tribulations.

Only an agent of the Antichrist or a government bureaucrat would slap a 10-year-old girl with a $50 ticket for selling delicious thirst-quenching lemonade. There is a special place in hell reserved for those heartless villains.

The little girl was selling lemonade and chocolate cookies, she`s a crafty entrepreneur who knows that if a customer buys a cookie he`s also going to purchase lemonade to wash it down with.

Bless Clementine Lee, the world needs more little angels who sell lemonade and less monstrous agents of Big Brother.